Several Harlem businesses are reportedly turning away customers wearing hoodies, masks and sweatshirts. DNAInfo-New York reports three businesses on Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Harlem have signs displayed in their store windows directed toward potential customers. Continue Reading →
Two teens missing from Connecticut were last spotted in New York City, police said Wednesday as they called for the public’s help tracking down the pair. Continue Reading →
The “Harlem Miles” of The NYC Marathon, taking place from 138th Street & 5th Avenue to 96th Street & 5th Avenue features five stages of world class entertainment including eight genres of music to motivate the tens of thousands of runners as they make their way to the finish line and entertain the thousands of spectators along the route cheering the marathoners on. Continue Reading →
A daring and brilliant novel that explores race and class in 1950s America, witnessed through the experiences of Nat King Cole and his driver, Nat Weary. Continue Reading →
Officials in New York City have signed off on plans to name a street after music legend James Brown. Continue Reading →
Harry Lawrence Freeman (October 9, 1869, Cleveland, Ohio — March 21, 1954, New York City) was a United States opera composer, conductor, impresario and teacher. He was the first African-American to write an opera (Epthalia, 1891) that was successfully produced. Continue Reading →
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Morningside Opera, Harlem Opera Theater, and The Harlem Chamber Players are joining forces to present a semi-staged concert production of the Harlem Renaissance opera Voodoo by Harry Lawrence Freeman.
From the HR Department of the New York City Office of Emergency Management. Continue Reading →
Beyond the Lights is the story of Noni, the music world’s latest superstar. But not all is what it seems, and the pressures of fame have Noni on the edge – until she meets Kaz Nicol, a young cop and aspiring politician who’s been assigned to her detail. Continue Reading →